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captious
used in All's Well That Ends Well

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tending to find and call attention to faults
  • I know I love in vain, strive against hope; Yet in this captious and intenible sieve I still pour in the waters of my love, And lack not to lose still: thus, Indian-like, Religious in mine error, I adore The sun, that looks upon his worshipper, But knows of him no more.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — Rousillon. A Room in the Palace (78% in)

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